Practical demonstration of forage harvest techniques for silage and hay making
Matthias Benke. (1/3/2020). Practical demonstration of forage harvest techniques for silage and hay making.
A field day was organized at Meknès National Agricultural School to demonstrate silage making. Practical demonstrations on small scale maize and sorghum harvesting with a 1-row field chopper and a small silo were held at the ENA Experimental and Educational Farm on 26 August 2019 for ENA farm personnel and students. Objectives included; to improve the knowledge on forage harvesting for silage making; preparing a silo for silage storage; regulation of field choppers; transportation of silage to the silo and silage compaction in the silo and optimization of the ensiling process.